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US Senate Rejects Immigration Bills; Dreamers, H-1B Visa Aspirants Left in the Lurch

Senators, in a series of votes, failed to muster enough votes for either of the immigration plan to move ahead. In fact, the bill backed by Trump lost 39-60 votes. 

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USCIS Administrative Appeals Office issues important non-precedent decisions on wage level determinations for H-1B petitions

Beginning in the summer of 2017, employers began to see an increase in Requests for Evidence (RFE) from USCIS on H-1B petitions alleging that the occupation was not a specialty occupation because the employer assigned a level 1 wage. 

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The children of H-1B visa holders are growing up — and still waiting for green cards

In 2008, the allure of coming to the United States seemed like a two-way street for Chinmoyee Datta. The US would get a qualified teacher in a district that couldn’t find enough instructors and Datta would get to experience an entirely new country.

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US has not made major change to H-1B regime: Sushma Swaraj

Allaying apprehensions over changes in H-1B visa rules, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said there had, so far, been no major change in the H-1B programme, adding India had been in touch with the US administration and US Congress over the issue . 

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H-1B Debarred/Disqualified List of Employers

H-1B Debarred/Disqualified List of Employers

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H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates for FY 2019

Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2019 can begin filing petitions on April 2, 2018 (April 1 is a Sunday), for a start date of October 1, 2018.  The H-1B visa is used by businesses that want to employ foreign nationals to work in a specialty occupation requiring theoretical or technical expertise. 

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H-1B Petitions for Foreign Employees: Changes to Policy, Not Process

With widespread media attention on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy expiration and immigration policy negotiations, it is important not to overlook the start of the H-1B “cap” case season.

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15 companies debarred from applying for H-1B visas

The renewal of non-immigrant visas such as H-1B and L1 (the most popular visas among Indian IT professionals) has become more difficult, courtesy Donald Trump administration's recent directive.

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Combating Fraud and Abuse in the H-1B Visa Program

The H-1B visa program should help U.S. companies recruit highly-skilled foreign nationals when there is a shortage of qualified workers in the country.

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H1B RFE Reasons and Responses

A RFE, otherwise known as a Request for Evidence, is an inquiry by the USCIS in order to request additional proof necessary to make a decisions pertaining to your H1B case. You’ll find out if you have an outstanding RFE by checking the status of your H1B using the online case status tool or receiving the request in the mail.

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